It’s not just the loss of memory - dementia usually starts with symptoms of depression (a mental-health issue) or anxiety (physical/emotional). A lot of people never even know they have it.

And not all Alzheimer’s symptoms are from the brain. Some of them can be from the blood. That’s why there’s no one disease. The way you think, how you feel, and how you look can be affected by the way your blood is running at the moment of you fall, or the type of blood you have.

In some people, there’s an imbalance of red and white hemoglobin. That results in reduced production of red blood cells. This causes your disease to worsen.

Blood transfusions can help, as long as the person with the disease does the right thing. “If your blood is very full and has red blood cells, if you have a liver failure, anemia, you may want to donate your blood,” says Dr. Ellie. But for a lot of people, a simple blood transfusion can’t do the trick. The problem is, there isn’t much in the human body that isn’t made on a cellular level.

He died while in the process of trying to save his beloved ranch from a destructive wildfire. The flames ravaging the area have claimed at least 60 lives, but it is still unclear how many are still missing. Sheriff David Ward told the Chronicle County in California that they believe there may be at least 10 survivors alive, but they are putting those numbers on the line, and there is no way for them to know for sure. But if you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own ranch, this may be the dream you’ve been lacking. A video posted by The Ranch Hand (@ralaowen) on Oct 30, 2015 at 5:37pm PDT

Randy Hensley at his ranch in El Paso, Texas

Randy’s ranch is located on the El Paso Plateau and the property boasts a number of features for those who want to live more traditional. The view from Randy’s house is a clear day - especially on a fall day - and has even inspired a local cookbook. The ranch boasts a lake, cattle, horseback riding, and hiking opportunities. You can actually tour the area before the blaze and then have a picnic in the fire pit - and most of the area’s fire pits are still intact.

Just outside of the valley for a small portion of the land, there is a campground and the RANCO Ranch will hold a couple people for the night. You can find a large map of the area here. If you are looking for a little less wild camping, in the area between the lake and the mountain, there is a very nice lodge and even a swimming pool. The lake is still operational…I will post some photos if I hear anything about it…I had the chance to go there last year for one of Randy’s family vacations - here is a quick video of me and wife in the cabin. I have been in the lake a couple times.

The ranch is a great place to visit and to spend some quality time with family and friends. I can’t imagine what it would be like to be the only person in the world in the same spot - I hope that Randy is safe and sound! He always enjoyed his guests and family and would not want this to happen to them. My condolences and thank you for reading all this. Please go out and enjoy the Ranch.

The ranch is owned by Randy Hensley.

Image Source: Flickr - The Ranch Hand

There is a lot of information here, but if you have an interest in the property, you can email me with any questions or comments. I will do my best to address all your questions before posting this site….a nice little way for people to say thank you for their generosity.

It appears all the vehicles being tested by Uber in the US are completely incapable of this. This is despite the fact they know that the vehicle’s computer system is able to do the maths.

This was reported earlier this year in the New York Times : It’s a major error by self-driving cars to believe that someone trying to cross the street is a pedestrian, and can expect the car to use its laser to guide the pedestrian across the room. The problem is that this mistake doesn’t exist in test cars in the US. It’s also why they refuse to allow pedestrians to use the same lane.

Some of its autonomous vehicle systems which have now been tested around a handful of US cities are also not very good at identifying certain objects, making it easy for them to miss a stroller coming from behind, but it does work around some of these issues. But many of Uber’s systems are bad.

One area where you might expect Uber to pick up some points is in the US in regards to public safety. It is already testing self-driving cars in San Francisco, but reports are that there have been crashes on both sides of the road. With Google and automakers, you could almost count on the latter to do a better job of safety than Uber.

But even here, it is not clear where you would expect Uber’s self-driving machine to pick up such points.

The crash resulted in an astonishing 1 percent decline for the week, including a loss of over 20 percent in Bitcoin itself. While this loss was almost certainly caused by a huge move in the short-term, it also bears mentioning that more volatility can lead to larger losses. The decline in Bitcoin is indicative of a sharp increase in the usage of other crypto-currencies to transact money. As the price of Bitcoin continues to decline, the demand for, and use of, other crypto-currencies will need to increaseand with that, the price of Bitcoin could take a hit, too.

As this article is already long enough, I will keep this up to this point. But the reason this story is so important is because many of the financial players involved have been using Bitcoin much in the way the internet used to allow for a decentralized, global transaction system. And it appears that there’s a lot of concern behind the scenes over this trend changing into something destructive.

All-time lows, at least if we are just looking at short term periods, are a common trait in any era. But, at its present-day levels, Bitcoin is a very, very dangerous currency in terms of any number of potential problems we can see it impacting today. Before I get into the list

What Is Bitcoin? As a currency, Bitcoin’s first-market adoption has been seen in the past 12 monthsit isn’t too surprising really given the lack of innovation in cryptocurrency over the last 12 months. Bitcoin has, for decades, been a very useful piece of technology. It allows you to transfer the value of wealth across borders and at great speeds. However, it also has some major problems with abuse and manipulation. A quick glance at the “who is doing what with the money” document from Mt. Gox shows things are not looking good there in the least. There are other concerns in which Bitcoin has a long way to go until they are rectified as well. As you can see in the chart below, there is no point in using Bitcoin over traditional trading mediums such as the stock or bond market or in the current global banking system. There is also the issue of Bitcoin having the same “invisible” problems as other currenciesit is just too useful to the system in the first place to be ignored.

Does Bitcoin Really Have Any Problems? “I cannot tell anybody what is going to happen in the future,” David VanVoorhis recently told the Financial Times, when asked about the digital currency he is involved in, Bitcoin. VanVoorhis has an incredible amount of experience in the space. He worked in the space for a very long time, and is often regarded as the “father of Bitcoin”he developed Bitcoin. During his time at Visa and MasterCard and in the financial industry at large, many of his ideas were executed. Bitcoin, though, still has a lot of problems that, if he isn’t careful, the world’s financial players could look forward to for some time to come.

What Are The Problems With Bitcoin? 1) It Has Poor Privacy 2) It Has Poor Instant Verification 3) It Has A Collusion Issue When it comes to money, Bitcoin has all the problems one could possibly think of. It has all of the problems outlined in the story above. There are even more problems in the way it is conducted and the way it needs to be handled in the future and it’s pretty staggering to see. (The chart below shows all a person needs to know to understand the current mess.)

The biggest problem with Bitcoin lies in an even older set of vulnerabilities that can be exploited against it. If that wasn’t bad enough, since we will be dealing with Bitcoin in this article, it’s very, very clear that Bitcoin could also be used in a way that is extremely dangerous for people who do business online. Just think about how a hacker could use this to compromise your website or steal your private information. Again, just think about just how good of a hacker would need to be to breach that. So, are there problems with Bitcoin? Yes, but again, it is far, far more interesting to focus on Bitcoin’s current issues. This is a list of problems in which it could possibly be dangerous in the right hands. If Bitcoin doesn’t start to start growing as a viable and legitimate currency with problems, the Bitcoin economy as a whole is in serious trouble, not just in terms of what the Bitcoin market can look like, but in terms of how it can function.

1) It’s An Enormous Bubble The current price of Bitcoin is just a hair over $9,000this is the median price people are reporting to have found on Cryptsy recently. Now, the prices of other cryptocurrencies have also been soaring as wellthe total market capitalization

So, these companies should pay dividends until inflation is brought back to the CPI, and even then they should sell at 100% of their cost (not the current 100-150%). When you do not pay these dividends the price of your oil drops to the current rate, and the oil companies must pay a lower dividend, so they can bring that inflation down to the CPI in order not to be losing money as the price of their oil goes up. (Note: I should add here that if your goal is to avoid inflation over a long period you should always buy barrels for a price that is above the level of current income.)

I also don’t think they’ll agree, and with the exception of a small group, will support the proposal I offered in chapter 3. Most of the oil companies I have spoken with are reluctant to increase the price of their oil, but they might just be a little less reluctant if there were no government assistance to raise the price of their products.

I have always been a big supporter of giving people who earn high incomes a tax credit in order to prevent them from moving into expensive places where they need to pay a lot of money to live. If this was done now in a way that raised the taxes on the most important and most popular taxes , (such as Social Security) we could make some sort of a change to our tax code. We could lower the tax credits and the rates of our most important tax credits.

If the oil companies insist on paying as much tax at their current level regardless of the change in price of their oil, we can make a good argument that any change is a tax increase, and no change is as bad as the current status quo of high federal income and wealth taxation of almost everyone. If you’ve got a $50,000 salary you’d better not move to Detroit if they’re giving you a $5,000 tax credit.

As you can see, I’m not sure anyone is clamoring to raise oil prices, most of the oil companies would seem to be ok with the existing situation, which is good news. And I think this is more a question of the willingness to make a proposal that can make a difference in the long run, even if it means a tax hike, than of the willingness to raise prices if it is what it comes to.

The government is going to have a very hard time raising the money to fund a big infrastructure program, unless and until we begin to pay down the long-standing debt, which I believe we are beginning to do at a much slower pace than previous administrations. There are a whole series of other potential programs that won’t cost any money - at least in the short term if Congress and the president insist on supporting it - but the government now needs to either fix and/or raise new tax rates to pay for those programs. That’s the other big challenge we have. On the other hand, while some of us would love to see a lot of new spending and infrastructure funding, there is a long line which we can cross before we can say that we’re in a good spot. So long as the economy continues to grow in a robust way, we will not need new tax increases to address the infrastructure needs.

I think this isn’t an either/or proposition, because I think a lot of the infrastructure needs are actually a lot harder to fund in the long run from oil taxes alone than they were from previous tax increases. If you see the long-term spending and spending capacity to support a number of these large-ticket projects that we are talking about, then, if you are not willing to get rid of your existing carbon tax and/or to raise the price of your oil products above the price of your goods, you may be going against your interests when it comes to increasing the rate of the oil tax and/or the price of oil.

A few additional thoughts on this are that the $4/barrel oil isn’t really that much, and that we have a massive backlog of federal infrastructure projects at the start we can build something from. The current backlog of projects is growing rapidly. There is almost zero prospect of us getting all these projects funded in our limited time.

To the extent that our current oil production plays a role in how our government sees its fiscal situation, oil production is one huge opportunity to generate new revenues. I don’t think there is a significant chance that the Obama administration will find itself spending another trillion dollars on stimulus just because they want to make some new energy-related tax cut a priority. If they were looking at it another way, they would take a view which would see a serious tax increase in general as being not just bad from an economic perspective, but bad from a budgetary perspective.

My feeling is that the tax increases in this context will be viewed by the Obama administration as not only bad for economic expansion and the overall balance of the budget, but that they will be bad for the economic expansion and the overall balance that the federal coffers need to carry.

They are little robots designed to simulate a cheetah’s anatomy. They are essentially reprogrammable puppets that walk, and walk, and walk in a way that mimics the real thing. They are small enough to be controlled by humans. Beneath a coat of pouches and on the cusp of human-like intelligence, this tiny robot can mimic almost any motion a cheetah can make (see attached video). The robots will be placed in zoos and animal care facilities for use in breeding programs.

If you read my blog over at Jamboree (aka Animal Testing.com) you may have been reading about a couple of similar projects we’ve been conducting. Each of these projects have been small scale with the focus on how the robots could be used in the wild (they’re really small and simple). The project I’m most interested in (yet again) is the Biomimetic Robotics Laboratory’s Cheetah project. This was a great little accomplishment for the researchers behind it because it allowed them to go a step beyond the more basic experiments and provide the tools that a more advanced team could access to further their goal. I think their overall goal with this project was to make the most of their tiny robot to bring us one step closer to a Cheetah replacement in the wild.

We recently received a special shipment of 10 RoboRoaches that came with 3 fully programmed “robot arms”, the RoboRobos are capable of walking, climbing, standing, crawling, turning, running, and even jumping. I’ve seen a video of this little critter with its robotic arms roaming inside a zoos enclosure which was pretty cool. They are very small (less than 4 inches long) and have a pretty unique design. They can be controlled from a computer or by a human handler. So when you hear “Robot” in your head, look at this little critter for what it actually is – a humanoid robot capable of running, standing, walking, crouching, crawling, turning, running, and jumping. We also received (also from the robot arms) 8 pieces of paper with instructions and a list of instructions on how to program them – with instructions to be published here within a year. We’re just a few years out from the creation of the perfect living robot that can serve us up some of the same type of food and companionship that we are so accustomed to today, especially cheetahs. While their habitats are still in development (they’ve only been in the wild for 6 months), what they do well seems pretty certain: they’re strong and don’t get tired. That’s why you see so many cheetahs roaming the wild in places like Africa (we can all agree). Cheetahs are social animals who don’t really have any problem sharing. One of the most common responses to the demise of cheetahs is, “It’s all about the kids, they just can’t get enough of cheetahs.” This is something the Biomimetic Robotics Laboratory is here to change that and make sure the cheetahs we continue to have as pets are better equipped to continue to live alongside us and have the freedom to roam.

We’re really looking forward to it not being long before our little cheetahs come back to us and we can work with them again.

Cheetahs, for the most part, don’t care about us being at home. The only thing that these crazy little guys like to do is go exploring, which, if you get this far, is kind of the thing in the world of cheetahs. Let’s just say they don’t really want to get up and leave us be since they’re constantly finding new people and territory.

If, as in this case, there is no chance for them to make it back, and we have to get rid of them (whether with a cull or a quarantine), I think we might be able to leave at least some of them back to the wild so that they may not make things difficult for us. It’s tough to imagine making that situation real because it’d be something they would resent. At the very least I’d like them living with humans to minimize any disruption. In other words, I’d like to avoid having either of these problems for the time being. A little reminder from the people behind the work I’m alluding to: The cheetahs were designed by an animal behavior and psychology team of scientists at the University of Guelph’s Centre for Ecological Engineering and Animal Welfare (CEEAW). Their aim has been to create robots that are capable of “interacting” and, ultimately, that will help humans, including cheetahs, better interact with their environment. They believe that such robots will reduce the amount of time, water,

  1. When it comes to your baby’s diet, don’t skip the meat on your baby’s plate. We know that you sometimes have your whole baby on a plate, but when he/she is old enough to eat, the best thing is to feed a balanced diet that includes a variety of whole foods. Take the time to prepare vegetables and fruits for your baby so that your baby gets the most out of them. 8. If you’re concerned about your baby eating too much, don’t be afraid to start making decisions about your baby’s foods. Take things that bother you (high calorie or fat content, in our case), and think about what they are that your baby might be enjoying. 9. Talk to your doctor about how much you are eating to prevent over-eating your baby. Let your doctor know your baby’s age, weight, and blood pressure. He or she will tell you how much weight your baby should have, but if you just think about how much food you are putting in your body, you may come up with too much! 10. Once you understand what foods are best for your baby, look at your diet and decide what the worst-case scenario may involve. Are you over-feeding, or should you continue to try to lose weight? Be honest about whether there are foods that are okay to eat and still good for your baby. For example: is an all-you-can-eat pasta dish OK for your baby or a rice and beans dish for her? Other issues to be aware of before you get pregnant: Whether you are overweight or underweight, what your baby likes (soft food like raw or canned are OK). For those who lean or are on a low-calorie diet, what foods are acceptable for children? Are any foods for your child too unhealthy? If you are trying to raise a baby, do your research first to see what is best for you as both mother and non-mother!

“She’s ready to eat and ready to learn. She’s not getting too many of the things that we are looking for. That’s not why it is so hard – it comes down to the quality of the food that she is eating and the amount that she is eating.”

“So many different kinds of foods are out there for her. I don’t think she is growing up healthy in any kind of a healthy way.”

This is what we call “the baby diet”. Our Baby Diet is a balanced and nutritious diet that promotes well-being for your baby.

I’ve been playing around with Hue and Insteon, using one to connect over several smart lights and another to turn off a specific sound in my bedroom. It’s still in the testing phase, but all the way through the experiment, the Hue device was working flawlessly at just under two hours of battery life:

I should note that I didn’t have an Insteon Hue, since I wanted to use the Hue Bridge’s ability to connect multiple Hue lights and turn off a specific sound from some random room. But I did have a couple other Hue-connected devices like a Sonos speaker and a few different devices I plugged into my hub. The results are the same. The Insteon, while it’s going “great” in a simple home, does everything but work quite well.

The main issue: it only works with one hub. Two is just not going to cut it. I have a Sonos speaker and a couple of smaller switches connected to multiple switch ports. They’re all connected to the Hue Bridge, but they’re just devices I’ll add to the Hue Smart Home, not the actual Hue itself. So if the Sonos device turns off the lights on the other side, I don’t know that what is now a dark room will ever turn back on to daylight. The other thing is the lack of automation. Any automation I might do with multiple devices I don’t have access to as the only way to turn itself off.

Where to hook-up

So now that I know I don’t need an Insteon to turn my lights on, the biggest question I ask myself is “Why not?” I could still get something very similar from a home automation system, or I could buy a new and super expensive device. While I’m not yet ready to write off home automation completely, I’m already at a disadvantage. I can’t just plug-in a new device and turn it off as it is a lot more work than just connecting over a few light switches and an Insteon.

This was because one of the drugs administered was buprenorphine. Normally the effects of buprenorphine (which is also sold under the brand name Suboxone) do not last long in patients with a low-function low-activity dopamine transporter.

Since these patients would not likely have been admitted to hospital if they had been properly screened, and since more than 1,200,000 opioid pills have been sold nationally in recent years, the possibility of potentially hazardous opioids has been further magnified.

I found other research with similar results. The CDC studies, which focused on the use of opioids in patients with chronic pain, found that, on average, these patients had significant abnormalities in the central nervous system while using opioids. In one study, patients with intractable pain who received opioids were found either to have major structural changes in the brain or brain pathology in the case of people taking opioids for other non-malignant diseases, or the condition had already deteriorated. There were no abnormalities of the brain in these patients. In another study, the study participants had taken opioids after undergoing surgery to repair a tumour, and the researchers found that on average, it took approximately three months for the disease to recur. The authors concluded that “long-term opioid therapy can lead to major changes in the central nervous system and in the pathology of the central nervous system.” These drugs can also put people at increased risk for falls or other falls. The authors pointed out that patients taking opioids had several risk factors, which makes them more susceptible to falls: an impaired grip, muscle weakness, and the need for assistance to get up from a sitting position. There were also multiple drug use disorders and mental health disorders. The researchers found that these patients were more likely to die when they were hospitalized. The risk was especially high for young women and people who were smoking:

Finally, the CDC had significant trouble estimating the risk associated with taking these drugs.

The CDC states that buprenorphine is “ a semi-synthetic opioid analgesic ,” which is very high-risk. In another study, an analysis of buprenorphine-related deaths found that there were significant differences among age, gender, race, and socioeconomic status, with the highest rate for young women in their 20’s. In light of current drug policies that aim to reduce opioid use and overdose, as well as the fact that it is in use, it’s remarkable that the CDC continues to use this report as an excuse for not reducing the use or abuse of opioids in people who are not in pain. It’s been well documented that the use of opioids has gone beyond an epidemic , and that this has a dire effect on those at greatest risk of overdose, people who are already at increased risk for major cognitive deficits. We need to take steps to protect people who are actually in pain from the negative effects of drugs and to support those who are not at such risk. While it’s true that buprenorphine is highly regarded as a “ safe “ drug, if I were in charge of the CDC, I would ask patients to do more than go to sleep. They do not know the risk of addiction, lack of education, and poor social support. They do not know what they can do to prevent their children from getting addicted to opioids or to help their friends stop. If buprenorphine is not available in the clinical setting, my advice would be to offer patients information and education at the patient’s facility, or at the family member’s. I hope the drug agency does what it can with such limited data. But the data are not sufficient, and the problem is not going to go away. In a country where drug use is so common that many people have a hard time imagining a time in which opioids don’t continue to be prescribed, I think it’s important that people get the message about the risks and the potential for complications from certain medications.

It is suspected that this may have been the source for a previous case of illness that took place in 2010 where a premature baby died while still inside the NICU.

Source: http://adn.com/article/new-study-finds-infants-are-harming-our...

The study shows that infantile diarrhea (IVD) may be contagious if the newborn is close to a person who is sick or has gone recently sick. In 2010, there were four of these type of diarrhea episodes and one of them was to the mother.

The three premature deaths occurred in 2011, 2012 and 2013 among infants (including 12-day-old boys) who were being discharged from NICUs at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

The study is the first to demonstrate that the presence of a new type of enteric pathogen in infants within 100 minutes of birth could result in an epidemic.

The study, led by researchers at the Adoption and Foster Care Clinic at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, shows that the risk of the virus to develop into epidemic proportions is dramatically increased during the first 100 minutes of life. If confirmed, this would likely mean that parents who give birth to premature infants and deliver them in a NICU have the greatest risk.

This study, says UPMC Medical Center Associate Professor Charles Iannardi, Ph.D., one of the authors of the Pediatrics paper, offers further evidence to support the use of active surveillance at early life points to an urgent need for surveillance of infant mortality to identify cases of rare infantile diarrhea in the neonatal care setting.

“This study shows that these potentially risky risks are not rare in the NICU setting with premature infants and that parents who want to reduce infant mortality in the hospital may wish to keep an eye on their children for the first 100 minutes. Because of our success in detecting cases of infants getting sick, we need to apply this principle to cases of infectious diarrhea that result in prolonged illness in premature infants,” Iannardi says.

“If a pediatrician is not concerned about the safety of the NICU care that their infant receives when in their care, a new practice in the pediatric care setting that we are promoting from the NICU pediatric departments could prove beneficial. One benefit is that it can be recognized in the early case notes that can be used to diagnose any other pathogens. It is also critical because the risk of exposure is so high that many parents will be reluctant to provide a medical history in the presence of their child in the NICU. This study shows that early evidence can protect patients,” says study author Dr. Kari L. Foltz, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics at UPMC and the director of the Neonatal Death Prevention Program at the University of Pittsburgh.

As of May 2011, the number of U.S. premature infant deaths exceeded the deaths of both U.S. infants and U.S. babies born to women in their first trimesters. Approximately 11,300 babies died in 2009, the most recent year with comprehensive information on neonatal deaths and infant mortality. The infant mortality rate also continues to rise at a rate faster than average, with deaths occurring more than every two days. The infant mortality rate is the primary marker of how many infants die in U.S. hospitals.

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